Registration:                    8:00 – 8:30 am

Morning Session:             8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):       12:00 – 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:           1:00 – 5:00 pm

Understanding Stormwater Permit Requirements

   South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and
     Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) – history and authority

   Notice of Intent (NOI) – Construction Generic Permit (CGP)

   Environmental Resource Permit (ERP) requirements

NPDES Permits for MS4s

   MS4s overview

   Annual reporting

   Illicit Discharge, Detection, and Elimination (IDDE)

Developing Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)

   Required elements

   Sample plans

   Required inspection, maintenance and recordkeeping

Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs)

   Types of BMPs (structural vs non-structural)

   Low impact development

   Maintenance of BMPs and Surface Water Management License renewals


     7.0 HSW CE Hours
     7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

     4.0 Florida Area of Practice CE Hours
     7.0 PDHs Outside of Florida

Landscape Architects
     7.0 Florida Approval Hours
     7.0 LA CES HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers
     7.0 ASFPM CECs

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects and landscape architects and 7.0 PDHs for professional engineers in most states, including Florida.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for Florida architects (Provider No. 0001388) and Florida engineers (Provider No. 0004647). This course is approved for 7.0 credit hours for Florida landscape architects (Provider No. 0001388; Course No. 0010190).

This event is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architect Continuing Education System for 7.0 HSW PDHs.

The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this program for 7.0 CECs.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Randall Blanchette, P.E.

City of Coconut Creek

Transportation and Stormwater Engineer at the City of Coconut CreekMr. Blanchette manages the Transportation and Stormwater Division for the City of Coconut Creek. He oversees street maintenance operations, initiates stormwater quality enhancements, and ensures National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) compliance. Mr. Blanchette also coordinates traffic studies and comprehensive improvement plans; prepares and administers budget and program funds; and provides engineering support for plans review, inspection and consultation. He is a board member of the Cocomar Water Management District, a Florida Department of Environmental Protection-certified stormwater management inspector, and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Mr. Blanchette earned his B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Florida International University.